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FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 10:00am PST
the democratic process. the republican numbers went down much more than barack obama's did last year. i think they have to be careful about what they are doing here. >> i think the reason simon doesn't like it is because it gives the republicans leverage to force the president to deal with the debt. the president has as much chance of succeeding as you have of getting john bolton to cry on your show. megyn: i think i can do it. a challenge? >> i bet you can. in the last 27 years, every significant debt reduction bill that passed starting with graham rosen has been linked to a debt limit increase. this is the only tool in washington that forces both sides to do something about the debt and spendersing. so republicans aren't going to give this up because it's the only tool they have in this political situation to stop the president from going forward. and the reality is last year speaker boehner set an important resident. it's called the boehner rule. one dollar in spending increase for one dollar for debt limit increase. you balance the budge net 10 years without raising taxes. the republicans
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 10:00am PST
senators are joining a republican-led effort to repeal a new medical tax tied to president obama's health care overhaul that they all voted for. but now they say it could have a devastating impact. it's called the medical device tax, and starting next year it will impose a 2.3% tax on all medical devices. it's supposed to bring in nearly $29 billion over the next ten years which, according to the medical industry, will in turn force them to cut more than 40,000 jobs. stu varney is the anchor of varney and company on fox business network. hi, stu. >> how you doing? alisyn: i'm doing well. it's interesting that this group of democratic senators -- two very well known ones from minnesota, senator al franken and amy klobuchar -- are now asking for a delay on this tax. they actually want it repealed. >> yep. alisyn: where were they two years ago? >> that's a very good question. maybe they hadn't read it all in detail, because that tax was in there. three weeks to go before this tax is imposed, before costs are raised on granny's hip, before jobs are lost in the medical device industry, suddenl
FOX News
Dec 12, 2012 10:00am PST
going for it in the way it does business. because around pal of the obamas. you get a free rein. megyn: one wonders if it had been a republican lawmaker standing up in ohio after the righright to work push was defed saying there would be blood in jay carney would have defended him saying i'm not sure it means what you think this means. >> there there would be a move on the floor of the house of representatives for an immediate censure of this congressman. but we know how this game is played. the unions are being rolled back. megyn: i was off yesterday, and i took this news in as consumer. what i saw more than anything was that they seemed very, very angry. the union folks seemed really, really angry. what is it about? >> power. >> explain why they hate it so much. >> it's about power. they see that in wisconsin their influence was rolled back. they see in 24 states unions can no longer just demand that any worker regardless of whether that worker wants to be a member of the union or wants to support the political beliefs of the union, has to fork over the money. it means less money, le
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